Former NFL and Detroit Lions cornerback, Stanley Wilson Jr has died.
He was 40.
He had been in police custody since August after being arrested on vandalism.
But prosecutors determined he wasn’t fit to stand trial and he was transferred from a county jail to a Los Angeles County hospital on February 1.
Wilson Jr played three seasons for the Detroit Lions from 2005 to 2007.
He was a third round draft pick out of Stanford in 2005 – selected No 72 overall.
An Achilles tendon injury before the start of the 2008 season brought his career a an early end.
Wilson Jr played just 32 games in his short-lived NFL career.